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2017 Dodge Challenger

MPG

City 13 - 19 MPG Hwy 21 - 30 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.7
Exterior 4.9
Interior 4.8
Comfort 4.7
Performance 4.8
Reliability 4.4
*****
Great buy

by Steve68 from Lynnwood, WA | December 25, 2019

Bought this R/T for road trips, but enjoy it around town as well. Spent a few extra dollars to get leather seats and consider that to be a great upgrade. The car holds the road at high speed and neither of us gets tired on long drives.

*****
Great car!

by jwaterworth from Clayton, NC | October 09, 2019

Picked up an SRT and i dont regret it! This thing is a BEAST! Will pass anything but a gas station! Measured in smiles per gallon.

*****
My favorite car

by eworkinman from Orange, CA | October 01, 2019

This is my favorite car I've ever owned thus far. I have been waiting to buy one of these for about 5 years now. Glad I finally got one

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2017 Dodge Challenger Overview

New/Notable

The 2017 Dodge Challenger is a 2-door coupe with plenty of powertrain options. It competes with the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, and Hyundai Genesis Coupe. This year, the R/T and R/T 392 trim levels gain new T/A special edition packages. All HEMI V-8 models now receive an electronically controlled active exhaust system that gives a signature muscle-car sound to the Challenger.

Five trim levels are available: the SXT, R/T, R/T 392, SRT 392, and SRT Hellcat.

The Challenger retains its retro-inspired muscle car appearance. The front-end has an overall flattened, minimalistic look with exception to the hood scoop, which serves as a part of the cold-air induction system. The rear fenders bulge, indicating the rear-wheel drive layout. Standard features include LED daytime running lights and projector bead headlights. The SRT Hellcat comes with unique body styling, a shaker hood, and larger 20-inch alloy wheels to complement its powertrain. The new T/A special edition packages include satin black exterior graphics, high-performance Brembo brakes, and wider 20-inch wheels.

Under the hood, the Challenger has several engine options available. At the base level, the SXT is powered by a standard 305-hp, 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. The R/T adds power with its 375-hp, 5.7-liter V-8, which comes with a standard six-speed manual. Then we get to the big boys. The SRT features a 485-hp, 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 and your choice of the two previously mentioned transmissions. Optional on the SRT is the same engine found in the Charger Hellcat, a 707-hp, supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8.

Inside, the Challenger has a sporty interior with a 60/40 split-folding rear seat. The center stack features the standard Uconnect multimedia system that includes an 8.4-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, and a USB port. It can be upgraded with an integrated navigation system and a premium audio system. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, a power driver’s seat, and an automatic dimming rearview mirror. Leather upholstery, heated front seats, high-performance seats, and other unique interior treatments are available as well.

Standard safety features include six airbags, antilock brakes, and an electronic stability control system. A backup camera, parking sensors, a blindspot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, and forward collision warning are also available.